A couple, Niyi and Remilekun Folorunsho, together with two other individuals have been arrested in Ogun State for allegedly being in possession of a human skull.
The other accomplices were identified as Muyideen Tolubi and Sonubi Taiwo.The trio were alleged of cutting off a human skull from a grave in the Odogbolu area of Ogun State.
They were arrested by the operatives of the Ogun State Police Command on Thursday, September 24, following information received by the police that they were “digging a grave with the aim of removing an already buried corpse, which was not in any way related to them.”
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, revealed in a statement issued on Monday, September 28, that detectives were led to the scene but the suspects had already severed the head from the corpse and left.
Oyeyemi explained, “The police then embarked on an intelligence-based investigation, which led to the arrest of the couple, Niyi and Remilekun Folorunso, as well as Muyideen Tolubi.
“The three of them confessed to being the persons that dug the grave and removed the head of the corpse.
“They later took detectives to Ikenne, where the fourth person who asked them to bring the head for a ritual purpose was apprehended.”
Oyeyemi added that the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, had ordered the prompt transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.
The Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has directed the transfer of the suspects to the State CIID at Eleweran, Abeokuta for investigations and possible prosecution.